I think they’re getting the hang of this new Expanded Universe.
We’re several years into the new canon now, but it’s been curious to watch how the books (and comics) have changed from our first tentative steps with
A New Dawn. It might be no less a balancing act, but it feels like everything is both settling into a rhythm and not afraid to try something new.
Last Shot is the latest example of how the novels are able to both enhance the films (in this case, Solo, mostly) and stand on their own as complete stories.
Continue reading “Review: Last Shot is fast, fun, and a little bit silly (as it should be)”
It’s a noteworthy week for releases, with the year’s first all-new novel and a comic that takes us – very briefly – into shouting distance of
The Last Jedi.
Continue reading “Star Wars out this week: Han and Lando in Last Shot”
StarWars.com is back with
our third – this one featuring a pre- Last Shot excerpt Solo Lando Calrissian and L3-37.
The first two excerpts were
Han with baby Ben, and Han with Sana Starros. Last Shot, by Daniel José Older, will be out in hardcover and eBook on April 17.
Just two comics coming out on
Wednesday, April 11: and Thrawn #3 . Darth Vader #14
Next week, though, brings the year’s first all-new novel: Daniel José Older’s
, which will tie into Last Shot Solo. It’s the first of the Solo books, with the rest due out on the film’s release date of May 25. Check out our release schedule for the lineup.
Our second excerpt from Daniel José Older’s – the Last Shot Solo tie-in novel – features Sana Starros. Starros first appeared in Marvel’s Star Wars comic back in 2015, and has been a regular in the comics ever since. Last Shot will be her first time in a novel.
The first excerpt, from March, is
a moment of Han with baby Ben. Last Shot will be out in hardcover and eBook on April 17.
There’s one middle grade reference book, one comic and two trades being released this week. First up, on
Tuesday, April 3, is the by Landry Q. Walker. Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles
Wednesday, April 4, head to your favorite comic venue for or the latest trade in the series, Star Wars #46 , which collects #38-43. Marvel is also shipping Ashes of Jedha a hardcover collection of their 40th anniversary cover art, if that’s your bag.
Star Wars series marches on with William Shakespeare’s Jedi the Last. The eighth book in Ian Doescher’s series, it’ll be out July 10, and StarWars.com chats with cover artist Nicolas Delort.
See the full cover under the cut.
Continue reading “First look at the Shakespeare take on The Last Jedi”
StarWars.com has the first excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s , in which Thrawn and Darth Vader meet with the Emperor. It gives us some idea of the book’s time frame, and a mention of a new planet Thrawn: Alliances you may recognize.
will be out July 24 in hardcover and eBook. Thrawn: Alliances
Two comics and a Dark Horse era collection are headed for the comic shops on
Wednesday, March 21. Pick up , Star Wars #45 , or for the prequel-era Legends fans, there’s a new Epic Collection, Poe Dameron #25 . The Clone Wars: Volume 2